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campus and that is where news 4's megan mcgrath is live with the latest information. megan, bring us up to speed. >> reporter: aaron, we received an update from prince george's county police and they say this is a murder-suicide involving three university of maryland students. all roommates. all living in a home in the 8700 block of 36th avenue. here in college park. now, as i mentioned, the three students were all roommates living in this home. one of the men lit a fire in the basement. then there was a confrontation which turned deadly. >> the preliminary investigation shows that the gunman set a fire in the basement of the home in which all three men lived. when two of the roommates went to investigate what was going on, they confronted the suspect. all three then left the house and in the front of the home, the suspect began firing. he shot one of the men and as the second man was running away from the scene, he shot that roommate as well. >> one of the roommates was pronounced dead at the hospital. that second roommate is expected to survive, although he was injured. as for the gun
, gray wants to use some of a projected $240 million budget surplus on affordable housing. if recent years, the city has been only able to keep rent down for low income families instead of building new housing options. he may also call for raises for city employees. the address is at the 6th and i historic synagogue set for 7:00 tonight. >>> the grassroots group empower d.c. will lead a demonstration outside the synagogue to call attention to the school closing plan. it's shutting 15 schools. empower d.c. is working on a lawsuit against the city saying the closures affect a higher number of black students. >>> the virginia general assembly is moving forward with a plan to grade virginia schools. the state senate is execs -- yesterday a bill was passed to assign a letter glade to public schools. they would range from a to f and based on test data and school quality. >>> 6:03 now. the virginia senate will vote on a transportation plan different from the one governor bob mcdonnell envisioned. the senator who introduced the plan surprised his colleagues and introduced an amendment. it wo
for tighter gun control. >> america can do this. for us. please. >> the group mayors against illegal guns paid for this ad. it shows a clip from 1999 in which rifle association executive vice president says he supports background checks, and that's a different stance from recently. the ad is set to run here only in our area. >>> and weighing in on this photo, president obama shooting a shotgun. and the white house released it after the president was asked if he ever fired a gun, and the nra responded by saying one picture does not erase the support of every gun ban. >> one local guy trying to raise money after experiencing gun violence firsthand. the 25-year-old hosted a party last night in adams morgan. two years ago he survived a bullet to the back in what is believed a random attack for gang initiation. he has fully lovered. last night's fund-raiser helped to raise money to support gabrielle gifford and her push for tighter gun control. >> weather we address background checks or mental illness, and all of the problems need to be addressed in an open forum. >> it's something that we need to
quickly passed through. it went north of us. just a few flurries from it. did put down some snow in pennsylvania and new england. right now getting a few sprinkles of light rain eastern parts of the northern neck. 6:00 a.m. temperatures, upper 20s. few breaks in the cloud. might have a little sun around sunrise. near 30 degrees then by 8:00 a.m., the mid-30s. by noon, near 40 degrees. sunrise this morning at 7:10. i'm back in ten minutes with a look at the rest of the day. your temperature graph and hometown forecast is coming upment danella has traffic now. >>> in the traffic office, still quiet in the area. let's head down i-95. a report of a disabled vehicle past 234. it's off to the right shoulder lane, that's the good news. travel lanes on i-95 and down to stafford, nice and clear, northbound same story. heading over to 395. a live look at edsall. earlier this roadwork in the hov lanes. that looks to be gone. all the way to the 14th street bridge is clear. aaron, over to you. >> thank you, danella. >>> a frantic search for a little girl is expanding. i want to show you a pic
. >>> stay with us. "news4 today" continues right now at 5:00 a.m. >>> dramatic video into our newsroom at had hour as firefighters respond to an intense house fire that left one person dead overnight. >> tonight i propose working with states to make high quality preschool available to every single child in america. >> laying out his plan to reignite the middle class. president obama's vision for america with the state of the union. good morning everyone. i'm aaron gilchrist. >>> i'm eun yang. welcome to "news4 today" for this wednesday, february 13th, 2013. we're watching the weather again at this hour as another winter system heads towards the region and it could be bringing snow. storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein is here with what you can expect. tom, good morning. >> good morning. right now, we have clouds on the increase. they've been rolling in here in the last hour or so. it's still mostly clear, western, northern suburbs. all cloudy south and west of us. that's ahead of the precipitation that's not going to move in until this afternoon. no travel problems weatherwise. it's
to give us some tonight. but now, no travel problems weatherwise. the pavement is dry. we've had a lot of that snow from yesterday melt as we got above freezing yesterday afternoon. we're back down below freezing under a clear sky. reagan national 26. in the low 20s. much of prince george's county into the mid and upper 20s. arlington and fairfax. manassas down to 19. that's a cold start there. fauquier county, spotsylvania, stafford, only around 20 degrees. in southern maryland charles calvert, in the mid and upper 20s. below freezing through 9:00 a.m. then by noon the mid-30s. i'll show you how much snow and where. that's coming up in ten minute. a look at traffic with danella. >> traveling along the green line. an earlier train malfunction. it was at college park. you're slow this morning as you head towards branch avenue. over to the fredericksburg line, we're talking about the vre train seeing a ten-minute delay because of equipment problems. a live look at chopper 4 at the icc. if you're traveling along i-95 in both directions north and southbound, no issues between the baltimore
is that they are investigating a death in this block. they have us kept quite a distance, actually, from the scene itself. no other information being released as of yet. a public information fehr is coming to the scene. we're hoping to learn more soon. all we can tell you is there's some sort of a delt investigation in a residential neighborhood. near the university of maryland campus. not sure about the details of exactly what happened here. now, earlier there was an alert that went out for suspects in a tan van. we're being told that that is not accurate. there was confusion with information. that they are not looking for a tan honda odyssey any longer. but, again, awaiting more information. awaiting that briefing and of course, we'll bring you the latest as soon as we get it. megan mcgrath, news 4. aaron, eun, back to you. >>> we'll wait for those answers. thank you. >>> time for weather and traffic on the 1s. meteorologist tom kierein here now with your forecast. tom? >> good morning. overnight the winds shifted to the northwest. the sky has mostly cleared out now. we have some mild temperatures for
and not many are offended by that one. >> it's just a commercial. >>> stay with us. "news4 today" continues right now at 4:30. >>> 4:30 now. bracing for more winter weather. we're tracking the system now as it brings more snow our way. the impact on your morning commute. it's the latest twist in this wild weather we've seen this week. aaron? >> that's right. storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein is here on when you'll see flakes flying. >> storm team radar showing it now. snow reaching the ground in southern prince george's county, northern charles county and into central calvert county. farther north and west, a few scattered flurries there and sprinkles of light snow maybe reaching the ground in frederick and washington county. farther west of the potomac river from southern maryland into the shenandoah valley. only a few scattered flurries right now. we have this disturbance coming through. a weak area of low pressure. as it moves on through, may give us enough snow to coat the ground. maybe a light dusting here in this bright white zone on storm team 4 radar. that's south of clinton, n
with existing cell networks. >> imagine how much easier for the rest of us. >> it would be good for schools to have ha access. >>> flurries all weekend long, tom. are we getting more snow? >> at least it looked like winter and is feeling like winter this morning. a little more later tonight under a clear sky. it's cold, below freezing everywhere. that includes prince george's county where it's into the mid and upper 20s. much of montgomery county, low to mid-20s. in the district of columbia, upper 20s. the rest of northern virginia also. as we take a look hour by hour throughout the day, we'll have our temperatures climbing above freezing by late morning, noontime mid-30s. upper 30s. that's perhaps around 2:00 or 3:00. the time scale here showing snow moving in beginning as early as 8:00 p.m., ending by 2:00 a.m. tomorrow. leaving a coating to an inch around the metro area and across northern virginia, northern maryland. most locations could get 1 to 2 inches in the mountains. the seven-day outlook in ten minutes. a look at first 4 traffic on this monday morning. danella is here with the la
if you use the pentagon station. the south entrance of the station will be closed starting today so the agency can replace three escalators. when it's finished this fall, the escalators will be similar to those installed in the circle station. the north entrance will stay open during this construction. also starting today, people in loudoun county have a new way to commute as well. the new goose creek village park and ride opens at belmont ridge in ashburn. from there loudoun county transit and the tyson's express provide service to west falls church in the morning and afternoon rush. >> angie goff has breaking news. good morning. >> good morning to you. eight people dead, dozens hurt after a terrible bus crash in southern california. people were still being pulled from this wreckage hours after that crash. it happened on a mountain highway as a bus was leaving the big bear resort area and collided with a truck. still no word what caused this accident a the live did he say be, angie goff, news 4. >>> it's now been a week since a gunman stormed an alabama school bus killing the drive
bomb. after it was detected by the u.s. geological survey. in a statement, president obama described the test as a highly provocative act. he adds, north korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs constitute a threat to international security and that the north threatening activities warrants further swift and credible action bit international community. meanwhile, u.n. secretary general ban ki-moon condemns the test as a grave violation and called for an emergency meeting today. this is north korea's third nuclear test. the first in 2006 that happened near the site of the two previous atomic blasts. this morning, china has come out and expressed firm opposition to this nuclear test. at the live desk, angie goff, news 4. >>> angie, thank you. as a result of that, president obama will likely do a bit of rewriting today as he prepares for one of the more important speeches of his presidency. he'll deliver his fourth state of the union address tonight. the president will lay out his second term agenda. he'll likely focus on the economy and the billions of dollars of budget c
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